Several sectors of Puerto Rico are without electricity, report various users on social networks.
Images supplied to First hour show a fire at Monacillos station.
“A big crash like short circuits and it exploded,” said a citizen who lives near the place.
The moment the power went out, something exploded here, as they send me from San Juan. pic.twitter.com/quS7QuXuFC
– Jayson VázquezTorres (@vazquezjayson) June 10, 2021
Subsequently, the Fire Department Bureau reported through its Twitter account that units from Hato Rey, Guaynabo and Río Piedras were “on their way to attend to a fire at the Monacillos station.”
DOE Hato Rey, Guaynabo and Río Piedras units on the way to attend to a fire at the Monacillos station.
– Fire Department Bureau (@Bomberos_de_PR) June 10, 2021
Among the municipalities with sectors without electricity are: San Juan, Trujillo Alto, Dorado, Vega Alta, Carolina, Bayamón, Fajardo, Toa Alta and Canóvanas.
The blackout also affected work on the Capitol, where the House of Representatives went dark in full session.